The Managing Director of Aero Contractors, Captain Ado Sanusi, has resigned from the airline.

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Sanusi confirmed this in a telephone interview with a PUNCH correspondent on Wednesday.

According to Sanusi, his resignation was effective December 31, 2020.

He said, “There is a time for everything. There was a time when I joined Aero and there is a time I am leaving. I thank God for the contribution I made in Aero and I am happy I finished successfully.”

Sanusi started his flying carrier in Nigerian College of Aviation Technology, Zaria where he obtained a commercial pilot licence and a National Diploma in aeronautical sciences, according to information from his LinkedIn page.

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He then went to the United States where he advanced his education and obtained an air transport pilot licence, Certified Flight and Ground Instructor’s license.

He worked for Kabo Air, a local airline as a senior first officer and then proceeded to ExxonMobil as captain and flight safety officer.

He then joined Virgin Nigeria as a Captain on the B737 Classic.

He later became the Managing director/chief executive officer of Nigerian Airspace Management Agency.

He joined Arik as a Captain on the Boeing 737-NG and became a Trainer, Chief Pilot, DFO and SVP Operations/DMD of the biggest airline in West and Central Africa, a position he held till 13th February 2017. He served as the CEO of Aero Contractors Nigeria Ltd for close to four years.